Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami in a press release said that former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa always wanted a Ram Temple in Ayodhya. She also desired the mosque.
Her stand showed that she wanted harmony among Hindus and Muslims for the nation’s integrity and its larger good, he added.
She spoke about the same during the National Intregration Council(NIC) on November 23, 1992, he added.
Edappadi Palaniswami also extended his wishes for the foundation stone laying ceremony on August 5th.
Extending his best wishes on behalf of Tamil Nadu people to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will take part in the foundation stone laying ceremony and the ‘bhoomi pujan’ on Wednesday, Palaniswami lauded the Centre for taking steps to build the temple after the Supreme Court’s last year verdict on the issue that led to a conducive atmosphere.